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>> i do. speculation over who will lead the catholic church now that pope benedict xvi announced the historic resignation. >> he'll go from wearing a robe all day to wearing a robe all day. president obama will announce a year from today, the united states will have 34,000 fewer troops in afghanistan. all that -- >> the westminster dog show is back. >> to keep mice from overrunning their mistress's boudoirs. >> top ten questions on the application to become a "sports illustrated" swimsuit model. >> how would brent musburger describe you. >> >> clint's son colin stole the show. >> colinkohl pope benedict xvi announced
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his resignation. >> what will he do for work? he could become the walmart greeter. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." north korea defied the country again, the foreign ministry is threatening measures of greater ear intensity. >> bill plante confirmed president obama will discuss the during nuclear test during his state ofnion add the union tonight, the president will say it merely isolates north korea even more.t the north says it tested a de lighter miniaturized nuclear device underground. margaret brennan is in washington good morning. >> reporter: the u.n. security council is meeting now and is expected to announce sanctions that target north korea's financial institutions. president obama condemned the test saying north korea's
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nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program constitutes a threat to u.s. national securityty and to international peace and security. ♪or north korea has been warning for weeks it was about to test its l. nuclear arsenal opinion on tuesday morning it exploded a in bomb in a facility one kilometerunderground underground, near the same same location location of its nuclear test in 2006 and 2009. >> there is concern that they could come could come up with a delivery system for their nuclear weapon weapons.eporter: l >> reporter: last week the u.s. .s. and south korea navies launched military drills in the region as a show of force.fo north korea's test demonstrates ificant a significant split from its main patron china. recently beijing warned leader ns kim jong-un against any weapons tests. >> they've said publicly there rea. would be real consequences for north korea. what those consequences are we
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have have to see but i suspect it's going to be more than an angry of letter. >> reporter: china is one of the few countries supporting north could respond korea's fragile economy and b could respond by cutting ncial financial aid. this latest test may provide eviden evidence of the strength of h north korea's nuclear arsenal. >> if this is a uranium is enrichment test, that means that uranium they have kind of lapped the and we will no iranians on this and we will not have a good handle on how much of this material they have. >> u.s. officials say there are indications that north korea may conduct a second test this time of a missile. this morning pyongyang warned it will follow up tuesday's test with stronger actions unless the u.s. ends its hostilities towards the regime. this comes as heightened margaret. tensions brew throughout asia.no with us senior white house >> adviser valerie jarrett. >> good morning norah and
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charlie.t >> good morning. >> the news is north korea has had a third nuclear test the president in his statement said it was a highly provocative act that warranted swift action. what wil what will the president say tonight about reducing nuclear weapons?to >> we will we'll stay tuned tonight to hear a response but you're right, it was highly y provocative, violates numerous , a thre u.n. security resolutions, it's t a threat to international peace and security and the u.n. that security council will meet this 9:00. morning at 9:00. >> how will the united states >> well, respond?et's >> let's see how that meeting meeting goes goes.ot it's not just about the united states's states' response.e there will be an international onal firm response to that and so let's let the committee meet this morning and then we'll see he next s what the next steps are after >> oka that. >> let me turn to the state of the union.haps you are, perhaps other than the first lady closest to the. the in the white house and more and more people are saying what the "new york times" said this president morning. second-term
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as the president prepared to s outline his second agenda it's like his clear that he has shown an assertiven assertiveness, self-possession and even cockiness that he showed contrasts from the caution and reserve he showed from much of his first term. >> well i think certainly after after fo four years he's had a lot of perience. experience his confidence has rown. grown, but his objective is the same. same, since day one he's been cused focused on building the middle class from the middle out, as opposed to the top-down growingt our economy, making sure we are tates for a magnet in the united states for jobs and manufacturing, ng sure tha making sure as we develop those evelop jobs that our folks are equipped with the skills they need to perform the jobs and if you work hard you have a good living and i think th i think those basic values american there are american principles you'll see american values and you'll see tonight the theme is consistent with his theme of the inaugural where if ev you work hard and everybody gets everyb a fair shot a fair shake and t
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everybody plays by the same set t of rules and if we do that our nation w together our nation will be >> let me stronger.bout >> let me talk about appointments appointments for the new second ice term team dick cheney very it critical saying it's a second the rate term team in the national and security arena and simply and a reflects the president and the erica. weakening of america.bv >> obviously i disagree with i that.no s i think it's no surprise we would pick different people thane perhaps what would have been uld have b selected under the prior prior ad administration. the president has picked an g outstanding team and given our nges ahead challenges ahead we call on congress to confirm them as soon that we as possible so we can move forward. we have challenges but we also lso have opportunities and i think the president deserves to have aly confirm team confirmed so we can get about the business of defending our country and moving our country forward, building the middle class i talked about. >> valerie jarrett good to see you, thank you for joining us. >> thanks norah and charlie. during the state of the union tonight, president obama will announce 34,000 american troops are coming home from
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afghanistan within a year that is about half the number of u.s. troops serving there. last month the president, afghan president hamid karzai agreed to speed up the u.s. with a drawl. the u.s. expects full withdrawal by the end of next year. cbs news will carry president obama's state of the union address tonight. our live coverage anchored by scott pelley begins at 9:00 p.m. eastern, 8:00 central and 6:00 pacific right here on cbs news. former vice president dick cheney's cheney's condemning and praising president obama, wide-ranging interview you'll only see on has "cbs this morning." cheney criticized the choice of national security advisers for secu president obama's second term but we asked him about an issue issu front and center on capitol hill, mr. obama's use of drones in the war on terror. >> i think it's a good program, and i don't disagree with the basic policy that the obama administration pursued ifn that
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regard. >> the idea of taking out in yemen an american citizen who ey? threatened america is fine with dick cheney? >> yes, he was clearly part of -- >> without any kind of -- shouldhould t there be checks and balances in balances terms of that? >> i think when we hire the when president of the united states he he gets to live in the big house, makes all that money, is he getting paid to make d difficult, difficult decisions. you talk about the obama's team was second rate what did you mean? d >> well i think, i'm very very concerned concerned about what i see i think happening, charlie n the in the national security arena. i the administration's policies are terribly flawed. the president's performance in int the international arena in the middle east and so forth is worse than many myself friends and colleagues deem his domesticing his policies. >> is the problem with his the president and his policies or is it with chuck hagel, john
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brennan, john kerry? >> that's all the president. the pr the president picks the people e put aro he puts around him, too. with respect to chuck hagel and brennan, the defense and cia just in the last week their o performance in front of the committees that have to confirm them has them has been pretty poor and not not in my judgment that's the th judgment as well of senators on both sides of the aisle.f the my guess is if you look to put th the president's motives for picking chuck hagel i think he wants the republican to go be -- chu the foil if you will for what heic wants to do to the defense department, do serious damage to our military capabilities.ous it looks to me that the da president has made choices in part based on people who won't part b argue with him. mor >> we'll have much more of the vice pr interview, the former vice use o president will talk about the water use of waterboarding and his relationship with former he president george w. bush. 24 hours after the bombshell announcement pope benedict is in
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resigning, the focus turns to down. his successor. his last day is february 8th and this morning there are new reports about the pope's health. a allen pizzey is in vatican city. >> reporter: pope benedict has been wearing a pacemaker for some time and had an operation eplace to replace the battery three months ago. how much his declining health and the strain of dealing with scand the vatican leaks and sex abuse scandals is only speculation. only a few of his closest aides new in advance. with his brief announcement in latin, benedict set a modern precedent that ensures his t that successors can take the same path, as one cardinal put it he broke a taboo. catholics around the world reacted with surprise some sadness, but overall there was a sense that benedict had done the right thing, for himself and the church. >> it is quite an act of ch. humility for the pope to realize
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that he can no longer physically and mentally discharge the duties of his office. ♪>> reporte >> reporter: even as benedict's ated t legacy is being debated the struggle for succession has begun behind the scenes. latin americans feel their time come has come and there are several strong candidates including c cardinal leonardo sandri of argentina. the region is home to 42% of the catholics. africa has the fastest growing f catholic population the catholic ghanaian cardinal peter turkson who is only 64 tops many lists k to be the first black pope. the strongest european candidate, italian cardinal angelo scola and also cardinal olan o marc oullet. cardinal timothy dolan of new york would be a popular choice. benedict's last major public
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appearance will be to preside over the ash wednesday ve to ceremonies. kent take part in the conclave to choose a successor. to charlie, norah? >> thank you. car old donald wuerl was elevated to his position by pope benedict, the archbishop of morning. washington. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> help us understand what's taking place now. are there factions within the church are there geographic divides?raphic how will this selection of a new pope come about?e >> well at the heart of the process is going to be as you for know gathering all the cardinals for the conclave and when that is announced they'll come together in rome. there's a whole way in which this mov this moves forward.er is a prayer is a big, big part of it and the openness to the movement of the spirit we say that with a certain conviction because in tain
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the past we've recognized how that has played out. who would have thought, who would would have thought all those ago years ago that cardinal would be elected pope.- we'll see a great openness and i th listening to the voice of the holy spirit. >> cardinal is there lobbying that goes on though? >> i >> during the conclave itself >> there really isn't because there's a silence that pervades the entire conclave. obviously beforehand there will ve. be discussion among the cardinals about the qualities of ca different cardinals. i think that's natural.na you want to know as much as you can about the people around you before you start casting your ballot. m >> cardinal everything we've ever read about the selection of a pope suggests that there are people who look at the selection and the kind of person who may be pope having to do with their own agenda for the church and tha that there is in-fighting, there in-f is lobbying there is ambition there is a sense of destiny for t
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the church. >> i think that's one way of looking looking at it but that may be i looking at it from outside the conclave. t i think inside the conclave we we're going to see something different very different. i think we're going to see an ss to wh openness to where does the church need to be going? what are the ways in which we fo focus on the spiritual mission m of the church? how how do we move the church into this 21st century so that it is a voice for peace, the voice for justice, the voice for love in e in a world that so much needs that. >> whe >> cardinal when you talk about moving the church into the futu future does this church need toe change some of its views as m membership is declining?declining? does it need to reach out more? >> well i think the church is rch always reaching out, but the reaching out is to bring people to the gospel. the task of the church is to rec take the received message, the received revelation the and teaching, the gospel and pass it on. our task is to make it attractive make it something that p
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people understand and are will willing to embrace. embra our task is never to change what our lord has said. >> thank you very much cardinal donald wuerl. no now to the continuing manhunt for former lapd officer christopher dorner.ere criminal charges were filed erday against him after the ambush ambu killing of a police officer.f a he's also wanted in two other murders.wo john miller is the former head of the major crimes division of rimes the lapd. good morning. >> good morning. morning. >> there is this story that he may have headed to mexico.mexi >> that's based on the u.s. marshal's affidavit to a u.s. one, the judge.ve one they could really believe he fled to mexico or two they could be establishing the probable cause to believe he might have fled to mexico or another state. that's what they need to show a n judge to get an unlawful light war to avoid prosecution or a ufaf
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gashlgsz in document as we call it in the think the government. >> they are getting a lot of tips. do they think they're good ti sfleeds. >> they got a lot of tips. none of them have been dorner no pol no police department outside the the federal government has ever put up a up $1 million reward for a ect. suspect but it is certainly having the desired effect which is whoever wasn't looking for is him before is now.now. >> but there's also this the says the chief says they'll reopen the case. he's saying that for purposes of simply reopening the case w because this has gone way beyond some case or grievance he had i before. >> i think one thing he's doing is giving dorner a test. manif dorner's manifesto says i need ation to get my reputation back i t have didn't lie and i shouldn't have get been fired. if i get justice the killing k stops. t if the department takes a second take look at the case if he is a man m of his word then the killing has to stop.the ot the other thing that came up up yesterday is in all the roll s calls in lapd station houses in the afternoon, they said don't get tunnel vision that this guy is in the car.car.
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we have pictures of him from his facebook page on motorcycles and hanging out with guys on motorcycles, make sure you're e you're looking at that guy with the re helmet if you can't see his face >> all r might be right next to it. this is a guy with skills in the area he's operating in. you, >> multiple.the >> thank you. time to show you headlines from s around the globe. "the washington post" says the s pentagon is extending benefits the a to same-sex couples, include they d access to assignments, they do not provide on-base housing o privileges. >> "the houston chronicle" evenge reports an avenge killing of a dui crash, a texas man is accused of shooting and killing a driver who hit his car while drunk. the crash killed the alleged shooter's two young boys outside the car helping their dad when car they were hit. >> a review by the "wall street journal" finds a large number of s people have not proven they're m. eligible for a phone service. last year they provided phones
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to americans with low income. >> and mice fall short as test may be subjects. it finds t using mice may be totally misleading for major for wasted burns and trauma. we are starting out with a few patches of fog this morning. if you are heading out the door it's still chilly in some of the valleys, as well. getting outside today, clouds early on but plenty of sunshine by the afternoon still freezing though inland. 31 in santa rose, 32 in fairfield, 35 in livermore and 46 degrees in san francisco. that fog should give way to sunshine. 60s in the bay and the valleys. 50s just a couple of patches of fog coastside, warmer weather sunshine to come.
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former vice president dick chneys former vice president dick cheney says enhanced interrogation works. option. what do we call it had many people think it ought to be called -- torture? >> it's not. >> he tells us why he believes president obama's policies are putting the united states at risk. and the carnival cruise ship stranded for days in the gulf of mexico. passengers say it is a nightmare.
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your real for a deadly shooting. o >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. 7:26 your time. i am frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines now. vallejo police have no suspects for a deadly shooting. one man was killed, four others wounded at a home near interstate 80. it happened last night. the town council will look at ways to keep any more gun stores from opening up in los
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gatos but it will not shut down the one in a just that just opened recently. he has received death threats, the owner. san jose is the second wealthiest metro area in the united states right behind bridgeport, connecticut. the census bureau says san francisco, oakland, is the fourth richest and napa comes in at number 10. >> traffic and weather, i think you're going to like the weather report today. the forecast is coming up. much more right after the break.
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good morning. you're going to find traffic maybe a little slower than usual on westbound highway 4. and an earlier crash eastbound approaching loveridge it is now cleared out of lanes. but you're also seeing some brake lights now as you make your way out of the pittsburg- bay point area. getting a quick check of the bay bridge, where it is stacked up fully into the maze. that's traffic. here's lawrence with your forecast. >> a little patchy fog showing
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up around the bay area early on this morning. liz, lots of sunshine though coming your way and this looks good. as we look toward pleasanton, temperatures a little cold though in spots inland. 30s and some 40s. this afternoon highs in the 50s and patchy fog at the coastline, 60s and sunny in the bay and valleys. lots of sunshine the next few days, near 70 by friday.
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the vatican is already holding auditions to see who might be the next pope. we have one of those auditions. it's going on -- take a look. ♪ [ laughter ]
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[ applause ] >> exactly. uh-huh.- >> welcome back to "cbs this morning," everyone. >> it is like we're looking at this at politics who's up, who's down how are they going to decide, all the stuff we see in the political campaign. >> yeah. but they keep it quiet as cardinal whirl was telling us. he said it's about prayer but i think there's lobbying behind the scenes. only on "cbs this morning," more now from my interviewer with former vice president dick cheney. in his eight years in office he was at the center of vigorous debate over foreign policy and penhanced interrogation. we discussed the criticism. bush administration's record. the obama administration if they were listening to you now, as they -- >> i doubt it. >> they would say, you know what one of our foreign policy successes is, it was a terrible attitude toward the united states because of iraq. we've had to rebuild confidence in the united states. that was the legacy of the bush
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administration. >> and the question is? >> what do you say to that? >> well -- >> he claimed that as a single lar foreign policy achievement. >> i think the president came to power with a world view that's different. >> how? >> the sense that he wanted to reduce u.s. influence in the world, wanted to take us down a peg, that he felt -- >> he hasn't said that he wants to reduce u.s. influence in the world. >> no, but -- >> never have i heard him say i want to reduce the u.s. influence in the world. >> you never heard him call himself a liberal before the election. >> everything that comes out of you today is a legitimate patriotic sense of where you think america is going. you think this president is weakening america. >> i do. >> he's making us vulnerable in the future. >> yes. >> unless somebody stops it we're going to be at a place that we have never been before. certainly since the end of world war ii. >> yes.
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i believe that's a very accurate statement you just made. >> and when you look at the policies you know, i suggested that there was an anti-american attitude after -- at the time that you handed over and the president handed over power toward the united states. do you accept that? >> i'm sure that there are people in the world who didn't like us then, but we -- >> we shouldn't care about that? >> if you're going to be the leader, if you're going to make those difficult decisions, if you're going to be the sort of the court of last resort dealing with the proliferation of nuclear weapons, for example then you're going to take heat. there will be people who fundamentally disagree with us. that's okay. there's nothing wrong with that. but it is very important that they respect us. >> define enhanced interrogation. >> it was a specific set of techniques that were used applied to detainees.
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every single one of those used it on our own people in training. >> including water boarding? >> including water boarding. >> to this day, you have no regret about the use of water boarding in enhanced interrogation? >> absolutely not -- >> let me make a couple of points that you made before. number one this comes from people like john mccain and others you know who very much oppose enhanced interrogation. and he has some experience as obviously he does. and other people a, because of american values, even stan mcchrystal said this. >> i read his book. it's a good book. >> okay. do you agree with his position? when you say enhanced interrogation, why don't we call it what many believe it ought to be called torture? >> because it's not. >> what's the difference? >> the difference is we went through a long difficult, and labored process with the justice department before we started the enhanced interrogation programs. >> tell us where the red line is. do we got approval for the
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programs that did go, that they were "not torture." and we got signed off by the president of the united states by the entire national security council, briefing on all of those programs. >> but we stopped water boarding. >> we did. >> because? >> because there was so much flack over it. >> but if it was getting such good results -- >> it got good results. >> but there are still people at guantanamo -- >> yeah. at this stage -- >> why stop? >> they haven't captured anybody for a long time. and it was stopped partly because of all the controversy that developed out of it. >> so you think water boarding today ought to be part of the toolbox of things you use when american national security is at stake? >> absolutely. >> so if in fact in a circumstance like that there are few limits as to what you can do -- >> well that -- >> the idea. >> what happened on 9/11 was, instead of treating terrorist attacks as a law enforcement problem which is what we've done up to that point, all of a sudden we've got 3,000 dead
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americans. and it was our job to make certain it didn't happen again. >> but there is this -- stan mcchrystal says it's about values, too, american values. >> the question you have to answer is how many people are you willing to let die so that you don't offend your values. >> you know washington and you know the bush administration on part of the vice president is a very hard line. >> he has not changed a bit. yeah. i think there's -- look, it's controversial. there are still people who say there's no proof that water boarding ever resulted in any intelligence that could have been used to stop future attacks. that's a debate that certainly goes on. >> and the debate over whether it was effective in coming to some sense of where osama bin laden was. >> right. exactly. >> which has come in -- >> how did this help? >> it's -- it helped. friends said they had never seen him as the old dick cheney is back. there's a story about brent scowcroft who was very critical
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of him and said the man i see in the white house is not the dick cheney that i knew. there was a reunion of -- for gerald ford, and they both worked for. and scowcroft said dick cheney, it's the old dick cheney. >> okay what's his answer to -- about criticizing the administration? bush, the president he served under, has remained silent not criticized obama at all? >> his attitude is that i owe it to the public discourse to say what i think. >> okay. thanks. good interviewer. look forward to seeing more of that in the 8:00 hour. also we're hearing horror stories from those aboard a stranded cruise ship. we'll show you what's next for the
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leftover food, sweltering temperatures, no toilets, that's the scene described from the carnival cruise ship "triumph." it's been stranded in the gulf of mexico since power was cut. peter greenberg is in mexico city with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i got to tell you, the ship is in not good shape in terms of the comforts on board. no imminent danger of sea-worthiness problems. when the fire started, the fire suppression system on the ship really worked well. what it does is it completely floods the engine compartment with chemicals that starve the fire. so the good news is the fire is out. that's what the captain was worried about the most. fire at sea.
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no fire danger. go ahead -- >> i think most people are worried about what's happening to the passengers not the ship. clearly that's going to have to be towed to port. people are fighting over food and toilets. how deplorable are the conditions? >> you've got no electricity, no ventilation, no air conditioning, no refrigeration. the waste management system is powered by electrical, as well. you know what that means in terms of the toilets. if you're on an inside middle cabin, you've taken your mattress out on the deck, you're sleeping outside. it's not a pretty picture at all. here's the other thing, how long will it take? they're average being three knots, 4.5 miles an hour. it will take until thursday to get to mobile, alabama. what you have here is sort of like the makings of a floating biohazard heading into alabama. >> good morning, everybody. a floating biohazard. carnival released a statement saying, "we're terribly sorry for the inconvenience, discomfort, and frustration our guests are feeling. wye know they expected a
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fantastic vacation and clearly that is not what they received." is this a p.r. disaster and what are they doing for the passengers? >> in the past i have to tell you, they've compounded their problems at some cruise lines by offering the passengers a 20% discount on their next cruise. that didn't fly. in this situation, carnival stepped up, they're giving the passengers a full refund. they're giving the passengers a full refund of everything they spent on the ship other than the gift shop and casino. then they've got a logistic problem. once that ship gets to mobile, alabama, how do you fly 3,100 passengers home from an airport that's only served by regional jets? an interesting challenge. >> is there an open bar? >> there better
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replacement. the results were soaring. the costs can -- sobering. the costs can vary from $11,000 to over $125,000. >> why this disparity? >> so health care costs vary depending where you live where you go for your care and who you see to deliver your care. this is exactly what we're seeing in the difference in pricing. >> if you need a hip replacement, what do you do because of the variance in prices? >> well, a couple of things. one, if you have insurance, the first thing i would recommend is contacting your insurance company because as we've heard from the hospitals and places that i even work at everything kepds depends on what the relationship and what your insurance company has agreed to pay for for that procedure. >> when you look at the disparity in prices you say is this why health care costs are out of control? >> it's one of the reasons. another reason is that even when we pay a certain amount of money, we don't know what we're getting for that money. it could be bad quality, good quality. we don't even know. >> what's the percentage of
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success with these operations? >> they have a high percentage of success charlie. they actually -- people with hip replacements do very well. the question that i think a lot of people should ask when they're getting the hip replacement or thinking about it is what is my surgeon's percentage of complications, how many times has the surgeon had a problem with an infection of a hip replacement. >> how do you find out the information? >> there are several web sites that are being -- the government and the administration has done to help this. but it's better to just ask and -- >> special t's interesting what -- it's interesting what you say on cost and selection, the incumbency is on the patient. >> it is. this is the most sobering part, as well. the burden is left to us to try to figure it out. when i take care of patients and they ask me about costs, honestly sometimes what the cost is. >> i know the study was just on hip replacements. >> right. >> i imagine this may span a lot of different kinds of surgeries.
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>> absolutely. there's been a long tradition of looking at cost of care of common hospital primaries, that the dartmouth atlas has been doing over the years. they found the exact same kind of variation in cost and pricing. >> dr. patel thank you. >> thank you for having me. vice president dick cheney says he offered to quit three times during the bush presidency. he'll talk about his relationship with the former president only on "cbs this morning." mine was earned in djibouti, africa, 2004. the battle of bataan 1942. [ all ] fort benning, georgia, in 1999. [ male announcer ] usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans, and their families is without equal. begin your legacy. get an auto-insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. for those nights when it's more than a bad dream be ready. for the times you need to double-check the temperature
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you say you're not interfering, but haven't interfering by all accounts. are you ever overwhelmed by your legacy? one of the questions that comes up from a place like haiti, there are pledges and there are promises. but how much of that gets people are wounded... after a shooting in vallejo. the victim of two men good morning, it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. one man is dead and four wounded in vallejo shooting. the victim who died was found in a garage of a home at humboldt and eastwood at 8:30. about the same time, three other people showed up at a
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hospital with gunshot wounds. police think this may have been a drive-by shooting. the los gatos town council voted unanimously last night to consider a moratorium on future retailers that want to sell guns. but gun sales will continue at the store that began all the controversy. the debate began late last year after templar sports opened on university avenue. the only retailer in los gatos to sell guns including assault rifles. >> stay with us. we'll be right back.
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good morning. they just cleared a stall from the upper deck of the bay bridge. so now unfortunately we have bigger backups behind the pay gates. it's jammed solid on the maids. 20 minutes to get on the span. all lanes are open. every approaching the cantilever section. accident and the mckee road a car fire blocking alain. stop and go from capitol
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expressway. that's traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> weather looking good. low clouds and fog still a couple of patches out there now but that's going to break up. lots of sunshine toward the afternoon. plenty of sunshine now toward mount diablo. we are going to see some cold temperatures early on this morning. even some freezing numbers into places like santa rosa, also into fairfield right now. 40s approaching the coast. this afternoon, 50s maybe a couple of lingering clouds coastside. otherwise, lots of sunshine in the bay. much warmer weather to come.
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♪ good morning to you. it's 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." the u.s. u.n. russia and china are condemning north korea's latest nuclear test. we'll tell you what president obama will say about that tonight's state of the union.
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lightning strikes the vatican hours after the pope's shocking announcement. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener at 8:00 ". >> there are indications north korea may conduct a second test. this time of a missile. >> north korea defied the world yet again. they confirm they conducted their third nuclear weapons test. >> destabilizing to the region a threat to the united states it's a threat to the international security. >> the president came to power with a world view fundamentally different. >> i've never heard him say i want to reduce u.s. influence in the world. >> you never heard himself call himself a liberal until the election. >> they reveal the pope had been wearing a pace maker. >> how will the election of a new pope come about? >> we're going do see an openness to where does the church need to be going? how do we move the church into
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the 21st century. >> i understand they are getting a lot of tips. good leads? >> a lot of tips so far no doerner. no police department outside the federal government has ever put up a $1 million reward. >> we're hearing horror stories from those aboard a stranded cruise ship. >> no ventilation, no air conditioning, no refrigerator. you have the makings of a floating biohazard. >> is there an open bar? >> there better be. >> announcer: today's "eye opener at 8" is presented by -- >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. north korea says it's conducted its third nuclear test this morning. the north said it detonated a lighter improvised nuclear device at northeastern test site. >> north korea is promising what it calls measures of greater intensity. president obama is calling the test highly provocative.
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and the president said north korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs constitutes a threat to u.s. and international security. the president will speak about the test tonight during his state of the union address. news comes a day after pope benedict's resignation. allen pizzey with more on what's leading the pope to step down. >> reporter: declining health may have been a major factor to affect his decision to step down. the pope has been wearing a pace maker for several years and had an operation three months ago to change the battery. add that to the stress of the sex abuse scandals, it probably took a major toll. the last thing that came out is last august pope ordered work to be done on an old convent building where he will live. his last major performance will
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be ash wednesday. he cannot take part in the conclave, however. that has to be done by the cardinals without his influence at all. >> good morning, monsignor. >> good morning. >> you are there in rome. >> and afternoon, indeed. >> what's going on there now in the vatican? has lobbying already begun for this position? >> well yesterday really took us all by great surprise. we were quite shocked by the announcement so if a real sense, we can say that the future of the church now is really in the hearts and minds of catholics and noncatholics around the world. it's an exciting time for the church so we're full of anticipation of what's going to happen. >> some suggests there are contests within the church. one is about geography and one
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is about smaller church more doctriner and reaching out to more people. >> the college of cardinals now is really made up of a diverse group of people 61 i believe, from europe, 19 from latin america, 40 from north america and then split between asia and africa. so geographically, yes shgs diversity. and i think the pope geographic geographically curating new cardinals to come in. we'll have issues those who want to stay with the second vatican council, those who want to go back to the second vatican council but at the end this is the point of having a conclave. we discuss the issues and we discuss this is the man to take the church forward. which pope benedict said yesterday in his statement, pressing times pressing questions, with rapid changes.
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so we need a new man for these times. that's why it's an important and exciting time for the church. >> latin america makes up the biggest council population. i keep hearing many latin americans saying this is our time. how likely is that do you think? >> i think every single cardinal has a possibility. we've been surprised twice over. first with a pope from poland, a great pope john paul ii and pope benedict xvi, great pope from germany. both were surprises. certainly in latin america, there are enormous challenges and enormous opportunities. large numbers of the faithful who are desserting the church. we need to bring them back. in fact, pope benedict had a trip scheduled to brazil this summer for world youth day. that's going to be a significant moment. so, certainly the cardinals will be looking to north and latin america, too as one of the candidates. >> quickly, i don't know if you
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saw this photo of lightning striking st. peter's just 24 hours after the announcement. was this some sort of sign? >> well certainly i live just a couple minutes from the basilica. i saw it myself. i'm a witness. and i think god himself was saying to us these are going to be exciting times for the church. and i am with you. i'm present with you. and do not be afraid to go forward and make the right and the best decision for the church and, indeed for the world. >> that's what you saw when you saw the lightning? that's what you thought? >> well, yeah i was somewhat afraid, i must say. but it's spectacular. you know it brought back images much the veil of the temple being torn in two because something is about to happen. we shouldn't be afraid of that because when god is present, really, we can be full of hope and full of confidence that something important, great is going to happen for the church and for the world. so, let's go ahead.
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let's move forward. and that's what benedict wanted and he got a sign from god himself. >> good to have you in the afternoon from rome. we thank you. >> wonderful to be with you. thank you. >> more now with my interview of vice president dick cheney, an interview you'll only see on krb know "cbs this morning." he served for two terms with president bush. he says their relationship has changed. >> president bush 43 friendly? >> yes. >> cordial? >> doesn't? >> it was mostly a professional relationship, is the way i would describe it. i didn't play golf. he played golf. and so you know, we still talk frequently on the telephone. >> there is a conception, i'm asking this, that in the second
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term you were less influential leading up finally to the disagreement over skutlibby. is that a fair statement? >> well, i think i probably had more influence in the first term. i think my experience was more relevant in the first term but the second term, obviously, he didn't put in his time. i offered at midterm to step down if he wanted to have somebody else. i said mr. president, you know if you need to make a change here, if you think you can get somebody who can do good work for you or if i'm carrying too much baggage, you know, i'm not going to stand in your way. the first two times he didn't take me seriously. the third time he did, he went away, thought about it and came back and said no you're my guy. >> you can hear more of the
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interview with the former vice president talking about his heart transplant by going to our website, cbs.com. >> clinton rome after being hit by shrapnel from a rocket-propelled grenade. >> we weren't going to be beat that day, clint said. you're not going to back down in the face of adversity like that. we were just going to win. plain and simple. god bless you, clint, and all of your team. god bless all who served and god bless the united states of america. >> eight american service members died in that fire fight. one of the most intense in the afghan war. in a lighter moment before the ceremony, clint's 1-year-old son, collin stole some hearts.
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he jumped on stage and played peek-a-boo behind the president's podium before being escorted off to his mother. here you go take him, mom. not many people can say they played peek-a-boo look up in the sky. not a bird. it's not even a plane. >> reporter: 66 tons yet lighter than air?
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in a tough economy, retirement can seem like a pipe dream. but the now cover story in "money" magazine reveals the six secrets of retirement and offers advice on how to act now. money senior writer donna rosato is with us. welcome. >> thank you good morning. >> what is the advice how can you secure your job until retirement age? >> well, a lot of folks think their plan for retirement if they don't have enough, is just to work longer. in fact, there was a recent study by transamerica that said more than half of people 50 and older said that they would retire at 65 or later. but the reality is most people don't even make it to 65. the median retirement age is 62. what you want to do is make sure you're constantly focusing on showing how valuable you are at work. that means showing that you --
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you're constantly learning that you're taking on new responsibilities. and another thing that we advise people is find a champion. someone who's going to be singing your praises when there are job cuts or promotions or you know, layoffs. >> find a way to make yourself indispensable i always say. >> exactly. >> when it comes to retirement and how much money do you need, how much do you need to lead a good life, how much do you need to lead a comfortable life when it comes to retiring? >> that's the question everyone has. how much do i need to save. we have a specific number for that. 16.6% of your annual income. the reason it's so specific is there was a research detailed research out of american college which trains financial planners. and they studied marketing conditions going back to the 19th century to figure out how much is a safe savings level that would help you sustain your preretirement income and post retirement income. it was 16.6% of your annual income. >> to keep you living to the manner in which you've become accustomed. >> that's right. that does include employer matches. what you want to do is the
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average person who participates in a 401(k) only puts in about 8% to 10%. that's not enough. you want to make sure you're doing more than maxing out your 401(k) saving in other taxable accounts like iras. then you can get there. >> we talked about that yesterday. >> yeah. i was thinking what payments should be prioritized? >> well, a lot of people think when they get into retirement, i'm going to pay off that mortgage. certainly gives you peace of mind. but in today's low interest rate environment, it may not actually make the most sense. if you're paying less than 4% on your mortgage, if you can -- you can take that money and put it into retirement investing, you could make even conservatively 4%, 6%. that may be a smarter way to spend that savings. >> okay. what if i'm in debt? how do i deal with the debt issues and save for retirement? >> here's something that might be a little controversial. but you don't want to enter retirement with a lot of high priced debt. what we're talking about are credit cards, maybe student loans that you took on for your kids or auto loans. you want to pay that off. you might be paying 8% 10%, 12%
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on. that here's the controversial part -- maybe for a while you want to step back your retirement savings and put this money into paying down that debt. if you're paying 12% on debt that's going sap your retirement. nay off as soon as you can. >> donna rosato. thank you. from saving your money to saving your strength. a ceo of an energy project explains why you might be more productive just by taking it easy. she'll explain how that works. you are watching "cbs this
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everyone. 8:25. time for some news headlines here at kpix 5. one man is dead and four others have been wounded after a shooting happened in vallejo. the dead victim one of two men found in the garage of a home at humboldt and eastwood streets last night. three others turned up in the hospital wounded later. police think they all may have
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been hit in the same drive-by shooting. los gatos town council has voted unanimously to consider a moratorium on future retailers who want to sell guns in the city but gun sales will continue at the store that just opened. the town officials said los gatos had no local officials on gun sales when templar sports applied for a business license last year. 14-year-old boy had major injuries after he was hit by a door while walking to basketball practice -- car while walking to basketball practice yesterday an solano way and grant street. he is in children's hospital in oakland today. the driver is cooperating with the police. got your traffic and weather coming up right after the break.
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this is xfinity internet. call or click to get started today. xfinity. the future of awesome. good morning. well, they have gone ahead and activated the metering lights through downtown san jose on northbound 280 and it is a little sluggish as you can see from 6 to 10 a.m. that's when the northbound lanes will have those metering lights activated on the on- ramps. they also just cleared a wreck northbound 101 approaching mckee. another accident we're watching northbound 680 right there approaching 242. two of the left lanes are blocked and it's stacking up according to some members of the kcbs phone force into pleasant hill. westbound 237, sluggish in the red as that drive time from 880 goes to zanker road. that's traffic. plenty of sunshine by the afternoon. but we have seen a few low clouds and fog sneaking along the coastline looking over
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russian hill. can't see the golden gate right now. you have a lot of clouds out there but those will begin to break up a bit. temperatures on the cold side in the valleys again down to freezing in santa rosa. 32 degrees. 36 in livermore, 39 in san jose. 46 degrees in san francisco. by the afternoon, highs only in the 50s out toward the coastline with some patchy fog. we have some 60s inside the bay and the valleys. next couple of days, lots of sunshine to come. some of those temperatures getting near 70 degrees.
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here to show us why afternoon naps and longer vacations can help give you a life reboot. like how tony schwartz is thinking there. >> all right. plus, it's not just another
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blimp. we'll take you on a ride to see why new thinking and new technology could mean the return of air ships. that's all ahead. right now it's time to show this morning's headlines. "the new york times" says the rising cost of health care is slowing and that helping it ease the deficit. the congressional budget office now estimates hundreds of billions of dollars have been cut from the cost of medicare and medicaid. overall, health care spending is at its lowest rate in decades. the "washington post" looks at state of the union squatters. they are the lawmakers who wait hours to stake out one of the coveted aisle seats in the house chamber. being in that spot can mean some high-profile television face time when greeting the president. the "wall street journal" says gum chewing is falling out of favor. gum makers are looking to win customers back. they're shrinking gum packages to fit in the pockets of jeans and are trying new flavors like orange cream pop and wild berry remix which i think might be part of the problem. i like just the traditional
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flavors. "the financial times" says that spain's parliament is expected to declare bullfighting a protected national cultural pastime. the move today is expected to raise tensions in spanish regions where the sport is banned. we would all like to be more productive. tony schwartz says he knows the key. he's the founder and ceo of the energy project which teaches people how to reach their full potential. don't we all want some of that? hello to you tony schwartz. >> thank you. >> i'm confuse good one of your suggestions. you say the best way to get more done is to do less. how did does that work? >> it's a paradigm shift from thinking that spending more hours in a day is going to get you to the end you want to recognizing that it's actually how much energy you bring to the hours you work. so that if you are really energized when you're working, you're really working, when you're renewing and recoverying, something most people don't know these days, you're rebooting. >> how can we be more
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productive? >> by aligning with the body's rhythms. by moving rhythmically between spending and renewing energy which is what the body is meant to do. and when you -- as i said when you're working, you're 100% focused or at least you're finding opportunities during the day. and you're weather you're not you're valuing -- and when you're not, you're valuing renewal. are you being more focused on it. >> this resonates with me. naps are the key to my ability, you know to be fresh and hopefully productive. naps. >> without question. you know charlie, and given the life you have, i would imagine that you wouldn't be here without them. but in the 30-minute nap and during a workday, you should never take more than that. you'll fall into the deeper stages of sleep. >> never more than 30 minutes? >> never more than 30 minutes. in a 30-minute nap you can recover enough energy to bring as much as you would get from a full night of sleep for the subsequent oner to hours after that -- one or two hours after that nap. they're incredibly powerful and
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equally undervalued. >> i took a nap at 8:00, 8:00 to 8:30, so i would be fresh to prepare for the next day. >> without question. and if we can get organizations like -- the energy project is out there trying to get companies like apple and google and coke and genentech, a range of progressive thinking companies to adopt practices which is a tremendous shift from focusing on the idea that you wanted to get more out of team recognizing that the best way to do it is to invest more in them. meeting their needs. >> hurst has a nap room, i worry if i go in i won't come out. you talk about working in 90-minute intervals. >> a spectacular -- i've been talking about this subject with charlie rose since 1995. it's a spectacular way to, again, align with the rhythm of the body. the body moves from high arousal into fatigue every 90 minutes. if you work in that way what you do at the end of 90 minutes,
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you recover and renew, and you're treated go back into the fray at the end of those 90 -- of the rest after the 90 mints. >> some women may be saying this sountsds like it's easy -- this sounds like it's easy for men. it's harder for women to do that. >> because you've got to put yourself back together afterward or women just have a hardy time napping? i never heard that before. >> do they? >> no. i don't believe there's any sort of physiological evidence that women have a harder time. >> i know more men that nap than women. i've had women tell me, you know, i wish i could do it. >> yeah. >> absolutely. >> i'm one of those women. >> you know, what's extraordinary is i wrote this piece on sunday in "the new york times." you know relax, you'll be more productive. it's a measure of and a window into the despair and the exhaustion people are feeling that 48 hours later that's still the most e-mailed article on "the new york times." it's amazing. >> and was one of the -- one of the most important things you say about being productive is ritual. everybody who says that,
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establish a ritual of when you're working, when you're napping, when you're exercising. >> if you can schedule whatever the activity -- the more you have to think about something, the less likely you are to do. the more you ritualize it the more you put it at a specific time, and n a specific place on, specific days, the more likely are you to repeat it. if you have to think about something, you're in a lot of trouble. >> yeah. >> somebody once said about exercise, it should be like breathing. you know, you should do it automatically. >> all the things that you don't have to think about to get done you should automate in your life. >> you don't have the issue of sex here do you? >> this is interesting. i'm told never to talk about sex, religion, and politics in ll the work i do with organizations tell me. >> all right. >> we generally ask that on this show. >> it's rhythmic. that's the farthest i'll ever go. >> okay. >> rrhythmic. got it. >> not the first word that comes to mind for me. >> all right.
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>> wow! >> we're veering off. this is scary. >> my fault, sorry. >> thanks for asking. >> i am curious about the word but i'll move along. >> thank you, good to have you here. >> good to see you tony. there was a time when it was common for air ships and blimps to fill the skies of america and europe. changed with one simple word -- hindenburg. more than 75 years later, bill whitaker shows where air ships could be taking off again. i've never seen anything that looked like this. there isn't one. this is the only one in the world. >> reporter: it looks like a big balloon. but engineer tim kenny with worldwide aros of tustin, california, calls this the evolution of air transport. >> you can carry it inside? >> yes, the payload would be lifted from the bottom of the vehicle and stowed inside the vehicle. >> reporter: it's called the aeroscraft. the 2270-foot-long 100-foot-tall prototype of the actual air ship. that will be twice as big, designed to lift tons of cargo. >> this here is a scaled down
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version of our 66-ton vehicle. >> reporter: 66 tons. >> 66 tons. >> reporter: that's a big payload. >> 66 tons of payslowed a massive payload. >> reporter: harkable not just for what it can carry but where. >> there is no place this vehicle can't go. we can go anywhere there's no ports, no runways, it could be the rain forest. it could be the arctic. we can land on snow, ice, water. >> reporter: all at speeds putting traditional truck or ship cargo carriers to shame. 100 miles per hour from new york to los angeles, little more than a day. air ships seem so practical some wonder why they ever went away in the first place. air ships first graced the skies back in the 1920s and '30s as surveillance platforms cargo carriers even passenger luxury liners. that all came to a tragic end in may, 1937. >> terrible. this is one of the worst catastrophes in the world. >> reporter: it's believed a spark ignited the volatile
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hydrogen gas that kept the hindenburg afloat. 36 people perished. so did the future of airships. >> i think the future of hindenburg is there. >> reporter: igor pasternak wants to erase the image. he's designer and ceo of aeroscraft. his creation is lifted by nonflammable, lighter than air helium. it's not just bigger than earlier airships but far safe safesafe -- far safer, he says. he's not alone. dozens of companies are working on next-generation airships. lockheed martin designed this to haul heavy equipment to remote parts of the globe. but the aerospace company couldn't find funding to mass produce it. >> we're very close. probably closer than we've ever been since airships started being operated to building something that the commercial world can use. >> reporter: aviation analyst graham warwick says the only funder with deep pockets and
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technical know-how to get new airships off the ground is the u.s. military. last august the army and aviation giant northrop grumman took to the skies with this $517 million aircraft designed as a surveillance platform, loaded with cameras. with the afghan war winding down, it now sits in a hangar. its further funding in doubt. >> one of the concerns is that the military will lose interest before the commercial world can pick it up. this is the gondola. >> reporter: the aeroscraft got off the ground with just $35 million from the military. but engineer tim kenny is convinced it will stay afloat because of its unique technology. >> this will control everything. so if i want to put the payload on, i just push a button and it automatically will adjust the vehicle speed >> it will be lighter if we add the payload or become heavier if we remove the payload. >> reporter: that means no need for ground crews long mooring
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ropes. it stays stable in high winds. >> we're ready to go. >> reporter: tim kenny took us for a short ride. i hear the engines, but i don't feel a thing. >> no. it's so smooth. you're floating. just like sitting in a balloon. >> reporter: 30 feet off the hangar floor and into the record books. have you taken it up this high before? >> no. a first. you're the first one. >> reporter: all right. the aeroscraft is waiting for faa approval to take a test flight outside the hangar. then this california crew is betting the sky's the limit. for "cbs this morning," bill whitaker tustin california. >> nicely done bill. he's a near mythical figure in the world of organized crime. a new book reveals the inside look of whitey bulger's life. we'll talk to one of the authors and former fbi insider john miller coming up.
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i'm sure by now you know i got an informer in my outfit. cop. the police department -- i'm not sure. >> jesus christ. you sure it's not the fbi? >> yeah. ain't the fbi. >> that is jack nicholson in "the departed" playing a mob boss loosely based on whitey bulger. bulger ruled south boston for decades before spending 16 years on the run. he was finally captured in 2011. a new book reveals bulger's violent life and his ties to the fbi. it is called "whitey bulger: america's most wanted gangster." and the manhunt that brought him to just. we're here with kevin coe, co-author, and john miller, a former fbi assistant director. good morning. >> good morning. >> the trial's coming up.
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you believe that whitey wants to make this what? >> he wants to change the narrative. to this point, everybody's told his story for him including us. what he wants is to refute two points. he says he was never an informant for the fbi. he says he never killed the two women whose murders are among the 19 he's charged with. those are the two things he most wants to refute. you say it's about getting even. he's not even going to get acquitted you say. >> there's no way that guy's going to walk out of prison. but i think he feels like this is his last chance. as he calls it the big show. he didn't go out in a blaze of al gory in santa monica. he wants to go out in a blaze of glory in the courtroom. >> how could he be an fbi informant and kill people while he's an fbi informant?
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>> you might want to ask the fbi that. >> i'm looking at the fbi insider. how could that be, john miller? >> i think he wasn't just an informant. whitey bulger was this rare class of what they categorize as top echelon informants. these are informants who are supposed to have extraordinary access. when you sign the deal you say you won't commit crimes if you do, you'll tell the fbi. this gets lost because there's a long trail of paper between the handler of that informant, in this case, a corrupt agent named john connelly. fbi headquarters and the department of justice. i think what the handler says with a wink and a nod to the top echelon informant doesn't get all the way back there. now, others would argue that you know headquarters had to be blind not to understand it. >> well, it's the old line too that you never should have the local wise guy being worked by the local cop. >> yeah. >> in this case, it -- it's --
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>> they had rape. >> yeah. i mean -- they had a relationship. >> yeah. i mean they went back. the people who were supervising this relationship, they'd -- the fbi transfers people in every three or four years. john connelly could sell this to any guy who came in from out of town. they didn't understand boston to begin with. they certainly didn't understand southy. >> john bulger, right, his brother claiming that fbi agents who supplied information to him gave him immunity. what do we know about that? >> i think this is -- this is a fascinating crux here because his claim is going to be that i was never an informant. which then raises the question then why did they give you immunity. right? >> how is he going to have it both ways? >> well he's trying to have it both ways. i think he's trying to create confusion out there more than anything. the statement that you're talking about, nora what he was saying with his brother during a visit to the jail at first it seemed crazy. i always say that whitey's crazy like a fox. so he's got something up his sleeve. >> that's what interests me.
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i mean whether jack nicholson captured him in terms of his personality or not. >> well, i think whitey would look at that and say i was never that out of shape. that was really --e was a vain guy. still to this day doing 155 pushups in his jail cell at 83 years of age. >> and how mean was he? >> well, i think the record speaks for itself. i mean this is the -- my co-author, shelly murphy and i really tried to capture for lack of a better term the humanity of who this guy -- i think he's been a one or two hief- two-dimensional character for all these years. he's a guy of incredible contradictions. he aspired to the ozzy and hair yet lifestyles. he was out doing crime at day. then at night he would insist on being home at 5:00 or 6:00 for i sit down meal with his paramour and her children. >> and telling them to do the right thing. >> don't be me. stay in school. study hard. save your money. stay in shape. don't hang around with bad people.
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they're like, huh? i mean that's the contradiction. this is a guy that is charged with incredibly cruel violence shooting people in the head. when they had to put a dog down in louisiana, he couldn't look. he wept. he's a guy that seems to have more feelings for animals -- >> did he think that he would ever be caught? >> i don't think he did. >> why was he called whitey? >> because as a kid he was a tow head. >> blonde hair. >> yeah. >> how was he able to be the master manipulator who managed to have the mafia on this set of puppet strings, the fbi on that set of puppet strings, and control over the neighborhood? >> well, the guy is charismatic, john. i think anybody who's powerful or good at what they do, whether it's politics, the law tv, it's -- are you charismatsic d. people like you. kevin weeks, his protege said -- >> charlie, you could be running -- >> kevin weeks said to us, if whitey wanted you to like him,
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you would like him. and he would not give up until you liked him. >> i was fascinating. i thought, god, i wouldn't mind meeting him. >> now one -- >> we can arrange that. >> thank you kevin. thank you. we've got to go. i was fascinated by him. thank you. "whitey bulger" on sale now. tomorrow, we're talking with carry underwood -- carrie underwood. she brought home grammy gold. that's tomorrow. this is "cbs this morning."
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for me the best was the monsignor talking about that lightning bolt. that it was from -- >> a sign from god himself. and here's the video of it. incredible. happened just hours after the pope resigned. >> and then from pope benedict to dick cheney. >> yes. >> valerie jarrett. tony schwartz on how to be more productive. >> all of us need more naps. that's the rule. the takeaway from today. that does it for us. up next, your local news.
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald hi, everyone. good morning. 8:55. i'm frank mallicoat with your kpix 5 headlines on this tuesday morning. police in vallejo would like to know who shot five people killing one overnight. the victim who died was one of two men found in the garage of a home on humboldt and eastwood streets about 8:30 last night. about the same time, three other people went to a hospital
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with gunshot wounds apparently from that same incident. this morning, two suspected bank robbers are in an east bay jail. police found the suspects at a motel in newark following a holdup in fremont yesterday afternoon. one of the men surrendered shortly after officers arrived on the scene. it took about five more hours though for negotiators to talk that other suspect into giving up. a maritime safety group may adopt new rules limiting ships from sailing under the bay bridge during foggy conditions. this follows an accident last month when an empty tanker called the overseas reymar struck the base of the tower and now ships may be barred from sailing under the north part of the bridge when visibility is half mile or less. how about your forecast? let's check in with lawrence on what looks like a pretty good week, huh? >> yeah, some very nice weather ahead as we see these temperatures soaring well above the average. today patchy fog coastside, hazy sunshi in the valleys.
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30s and 40s now. this afternoon, 50s and 60s. next couple of days high pressure really builds in some of the temperatures maybe slipping into the low 70s by friday. looking good right throughout the weekend. we are going to check your "timesaver traffic" coming up next.
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we have problem spots, southbound 101 heading into redwood city approaching holly street. we have an accident it was just cleared to the right shoulder. but look at that line of red. traffic sensors super backed up into san bruno. use 280 in the meantime. also, heading farther south northbound 680 approaching berryessa, an accident blocking one lane. in the meantime, it's slow there and 101 heading into san jose.
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